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I am expereincing pain in my left arm side

I am expereincing pain in my left arm side from last 2 months i took ecg also they told no problem with my heart I am having digestion problem and gas trouble could that be the reason please advise
Asked On : Wed, 29 Sep 2010
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  Anonymous's Response
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Could you specify the exact site of pain (is it the shoulders, elbow ?). What is the character of pain (is it stitching or dull-aching) ?
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Answered: Wed, 29 Sep 2010
General & Family Physician Dr. P. Mahesh's  Response
Hi Dhanraj,
Welcome to HCM.
You have not mentioned your age.
Since ECG is within normal limits, we have to consider other causes. It could be due to nerve compression in the neck region ( Cervical vertebrae), Neural pain due to inflammation of one of the nerves supplying the region, inflammation in the arm, muscular pain caused by over exertion of muscles or due to posture adopted during sleep, peripheral vascular disease etc. If it is simple muscular pain, painkillers could be used along with local application of muscle relaxants and analgesics. Consult a doctor and let him examine you and try to find the cause for this pain.
Wish you all the best.
Answered: Fri, 30 Sep 2011
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Cardiologist Dr. Naresh Ruparelia's  Response
Hi well come to HCM.
Pain in left arem could be due to coronary heart disease,cervical spondylosis,cercical
rib etc are common causes for it.Better you subbmit for X-ray cevical spine,and
TMT test because in anginal pain resting ECG can be normal.Thanks
Answered: Fri, 30 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.welcome.Your pain could be cardiac or due to cervical spondylosis.Normal ECG doesn't rule out cardiac involvement.Get a TMT done.if you are having angina then TMT will be able to diagnose it.Good luck.
Answered: Fri, 30 Sep 2011
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